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Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication
Trine University

  • Jun. 14, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Trine University
    Angola, IN
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Communication
    Humanities - General
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication
Department of Humanities and Communication

The Opportunity
The Department of Humanities and Communication at Trine University invites applications for a full-time assistant/associate professor position with a specialty in one or more of the following (1) journalism; (2) AV production; (3) new media production; or (4) PR writing. Preferred candidates will have experience teaching writing in a variety of forms such as journalism, technical writing, new media writing, and first-year composition, as well as expertise in one or more of the following fields: journalism, radio/television production, new media web production, public relations, or technical/professional writing. Special consideration will be given to those with a background in sports broadcasting and/or student media advising.

Service to the department and the university is highly valued. This can take many forms from advising student media, working in university sports broadcasting, advising student organizations, assisting with the many departmental activities, and helping to grow the English and Communication majors.

Trine University is a small, private institution located in the beautiful lake resort region of northeastern Indiana. The mission of the University is to promote "intellectual and personal development, through professionally-focused and formative learning opportunities, preparing students to succeed, lead, and serve." Trine University is proud of its reputation for providing graduates who immediately contribute to employment positions in both the public and private sectors. High quality teaching is our first priority; however, faculty members are expected to engage in professional development activities and develop/maintain appropriate industrial contacts, as well as significant student advising.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Professional work experience in the media or public relations;
  • Demonstrated experience advising student media and/or working in sports broadcasting (specifically play-by-play and/or color commentary);
  • A demonstrated record of excellence and innovation in teaching;
  • A commitment to service as a student advisor, student organization advisor, and active member of an undergraduate teaching team.

Education and/or Experience
A terminal degree in Communication or closely related discipline is preferred; Minimum qualification for the position is a Master’s degree in Communication or closely related discipline.

Outstanding Benefits
Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children

Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Humanities and Communication
    Trine University
    Angola, IN


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